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Myton Law is providing a new berth for a large scale model of The Salvageman, a former Hull tug which won battle honours for service in the Falklands War.
Shipping lawyers from Humber-based Myton Law were put through their paces at a maritime training session at the Modal Training facility in Immingham at the heart of the UK’s largest port network on July 10.
As promised, this is the second legal update on the Maersk Tangier case, considering the package limitation issues raised in the case. Briefly, the question was whether details on the face of a waybill recording the number of tuna loins as the number of “PCS” shipped, could constitute the number of “packages or units” for limitation purposes.
Carrier issues waybill but Court of Appeal says the contract of carriage was “covered by a bill of lading”. Go figure… (Maersk Tangier – Part 1)
It is a testament to the ingenuity (and, cynics might say, powers of self preservation) of English law and lawyers that in certain circumstances the effect of the law can actually be entirely contrary to what it would on first glance, appear. By way of illustration, this article considers one of the issues considered in the Maersk Tangier case (AP Moller-Maersk A/S trading as Maersk Line v Kyokuyo Limited  EWCA Civ 778).
Riverside House, the HQ of Myton Law on Hull’s Humber waterfront is Muehlhan Wind Service’s first UK office.
Celebrating and acknowledging 50 years of tug operations from Myton Law's Riverside House HQ.
The London Circuit Commercial Court has introduced a voluntary pilot scheme for capped costs litigation.
In the recent judgement Barton v Wright Hassall LLP  UKSC 12 the Supreme Court has considered the power under CPR 6.15(2) to order that steps already taken to bring the claim form to the attention of the defendant by an alternative method or at an alternative place is good service.
There are some cases where (and perhaps with a degree of hindsight) it is difficult to see how there could be any other outcome. Lukoil Asia Pacific PTE Limited v Ocean Tankers (PTE) Limited  is one of them.
Myton Law has advised Samskip Multimodal BV on a new agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) relating to container services at the 30-acre Hull Container Terminal, Queen Elizabeth Dock.